Madison Parish, Louisiana Genealogy Guide

Madison Parish, Louisiana (Map It) was created on January 19, 1838 from Concordia Parish. The parish was named in honor of U.S. President James Madison. Learn More About State of Louisiana History.

Madison Parish is bordered by East Carroll Parish (north), Warren County, Mississippi (east), Tensas Parish (south), Franklin Parish (southwest), Richland Parish (northwest).

Madison Parish Cities and Towns include Delta, Mound, Richmond, Tallulah.

A Map of Madison Parish, Louisiana contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Madison Parish, Louisiana Courthouse Records

Madison Parish, Louisiana Courthouse
Madison Parish, LA Courthouse

The Madison Parish Courthouse is located in Tallulah, Louisiana. Learn More About State of Louisiana Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Madison parish. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Madison Parish Clerk of Court has Marriage Records from 1866, Land Records from 1839, Probate Records from 1850 and Court Records from 1882. The Parish Clerk of Court performs the functions of more than one office. As the Recorder, the office of the Clerk of Court receives, files, records and indexes all mortgages, conveyances and all other instruments recorded in the Public Records for the Parish. The Clerk’s Office receives and files all pleadings, such as petitions, answers, motions and other filings in Civil and Probate matters, as well as indictments, bills of information and other filings in Criminal matters. Another function of the Clerk’s Office is the issuance of Marriage Licenses and recording their returns after the marriages are performed.

Madison Parish, Louisiana Census Records

Madison Parish, Louisiana Vital Records

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